• This will be the 75th Serie A derby between these two teams: Sampdoria lead by 25 successes to 23, with 26 draws.
  • The last five Serie A derbies between Samp and Genoa have seen two wins apiece and a draw.
  • The last 15 derbies played with Sampdoria as home team haven't seen the same result twice in a row, with Samp winning the last one 3-1 back in November.
  • The Doriani have won only one of their last 13 league games, but they are still without a win in this campaign.
  • Genoa are without a single point in the league after the first two fixtures, the only team alongside Catania and Sassuolo.
  • Overall, Genoa have won just two of their last 15 Serie A games between this and last season.
  • Sampdoria (14) and Genoa (12) have attempted the fewest shots in Serie A this season.
  • Also, Genoa have already conceded seven goals this term, more than any other team.
  • Alberto Gilardino has netted nine goals against Sampdoria - only vs Roma (10) and vs Udinese (13) has he scored more.
  • Eder has scored four goals and assisted one over his last nine Serie A appearances.